Cedar Pet Clinic Blog

Tips for Easing Your Pet's Anxiety Before a Vet Visit

It’s time to bring your pet to Cedar Pet Clinic Lake Elmo and she’s nowhere to be found. Your dog has escaped outdoors and your cat has hidden under the bed. Even if your pet didn’t escape, her anxious behavior is truly out of character. While it’s understandable you might feel exasperated, try not to take your pet’s behavior personally. It’s the only way she knows how to exert some sense of control over the situation. She knows that getting put in a pet carrier and going for a car ride is out of the ordinary.

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Caring for Your Chickens in Cold Weather

The massive dumping of snow and sub-zero temperatures that we have already experienced in December tell us that winter is here to stay for a while. It’s a good thing we have our warm homes to stay out of the elements. Your chickens need a warm place to stay as well. While the typical chicken has more than 8,000 feathers, sharp winds can ruffle the feathers and make the skin feel chilled. When that happens, your chickens will not be able to stay warm by trapping air under the down and fluffing up. 

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Keeping Your Pet Safe While Ringing in 2017!

New Year’s Eve celebrations can be a fun way to socialize with friends and family. After all, it’s the only time of year you can blow streamers and throw confetti without having to explain yourself. As a pet owner, it’s important to take extra precautions as you bid farewell to 2016 and welcome 2017. It can be easy for your dog or cat to slip out the door in all the excitement or to feel overly anxious because of it. We recommend making sure your pet’s microchip information is up-to-date before New Year’s Eve.

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After-Hours Emergencies

After Hours Veterinary Care
1014 Dale Street North
St. Paul, MN 55117
(Inside Como Park Animal Hospital just north of downtown St. Paul)
24-hour care for multiple species
651-487-1941

Animal Emergency & Referral Center of MN
1163 Helmo Avenue N
Oakdale, MN 55128
651-501-3766

 

Animal Emergency & Referral Center of MN
1542 7th St. W.
St. Paul, MN 55012
(located 2 blocks east of 35E)
651-293-1800